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President’s decision on EC formation to be acceptable: Nasim

DHAKA, Jan 24, 2017 (BSS) - Awami League Presidium Member and Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today said President Abdul Hamid's decision regarding the formation of new Election Commission (EC) will be acceptable to all.

He said this in reply to a quest from journalists after a milad mahfil on the premises of Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute in the city.

Mohammad Nasim said there is nothing to debate on the formation of EC.

"As per the constitution, forming EC is the President's jurisdiction. He will decide on this matter. The President will form the EC followed the due procedure," he added.

The health minister hoped that the construction of Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute will complete by 2018.

This institute will remain as a milestone in the history of plastic surgery and treatment of burned people, he added.

State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Malek, Health Secretary Sirajul Islam, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Quamrul Hassan Khan and Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute Coordinator Prof. Dr. Samanto Lal Sen were present on the occasion.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)